Fish Sniffer On Demand Digital Edition Issue 3714 June 22-July 6, 2018 - Page 10

10 June 22 - July 6, 2018 “When I am fishing a frog or flipping matted vegetation, I am throwing the new X-TCB 8 Carrier Braided Line form P-Line. It is critical to be stealthy with both techniques, and with P-line’s new braid, you can make longer casts and it is ultra quiet com- ing through the grass.” – Bass Pro Bryan Thrift PRO’S POINTER GO FOR IT! VOL.37 • ISS. 14 HOT BITES... 1. COLLINS LAKE ‘BOWS… The water is warming up and the trout are moving deeper, but the bite is still great. For a limit work water 15 to 35 feet deep with baits and lures. 2. S.F. BAY POTLUCK… Live bait drifters are doing very well in both the south and central sections of the bay. Halibut to 40 lbs and stripers to 25 lbs are being landed. 3. TAHOE MACKINAW… Mackinaw to 17 lbs. are being landed by trollers. Minnows teamed with dodgers have been working best when trolled from 110 to 225 feet deep. 4. AMERICAN RIVER SHAD … Anglers are landing up to 20 shad per trip. Top offerings include tiny crappie jigs and bead head flies. GOOD BETS... 5. LAKE AMADOR BASS… There is a solid post spawn largemouth bite underway. Large plastic worms and jigs work the best, but reaction baits are hooking fish too. IT ALL ADDS UP 6. EAGLE LAKE TROUT… A good trout bite is underway at Eagle Lake. Trollers are working shallow water from the Pelican Point to Shrimp Island with grubs and orange spoons for trout to 3 lbs. TO MORE FISH IN THE BOAT. 7. MONTEREY ROCKFISH… Rockfish and lingcod action has been steady for central coast anglers. Shrimp flies, metal butterfly jigs and soft plastics teamed with jigheads are all working well. 8. STAMPEDE KOKANEE … Sockeyes in the 10 to 12 inch class are on a strong bite. Apex Lures and Wiggle Hoochies teamed with Paulina Peak dodgers are producing limits. SLEEPERS... 9. HAT CREEK TROUT… The stream has been heavily